After a weak start, the German equity capital market picked up at the end of 2012: "With a figure of € 5.84 billion, investments almost reached the level of the previous year," says Chairman of the Executive Board...
"During periods of economic uncertainty, investors are cautious and wary of making new investments and this also currently applies to the private equity market. Having said that, we expect a clear improvement in the...
Agrolab GmbH Group: Scheming for business expansion
In 2001, after a meeting on corporate strategy, Dr. Paul Wimmer, managing director of the Agrolab group, realises that his business will not be able continue as it has done, so far. Even though it has grown at a respectable rate, year by year, and even though it has incorporated several smaller, competing laboratories, none of this has really...More All Case Studies
Sulfurcell: Innovation for efficient and cost-effective solar technology
The solar energy sector is always searching for new technological approaches to fully exhaust the potential of alternative power generation. Today, thinly-coated solar modules make it possible to generate efficient, cost-effective and flexible energy from sunlight.More All Case Studies
Grohe – strong company thanks to investment capital
What started with controversial press reports five years ago is now seen as a positive example for the involvement of private equity firms in Germany. Grohe AG is a successful company. In 2005, its owners TPG and Credit Suisse initiated massive changes so the firm would be able to obtain a solid position, especially amongst its international...More All Case Studies